Grants for Humanities in South Dakota

South Dakota Humanities Council awards grants to non-profit organizations that promote humanities in South Dakota through our community project grants.

Grants are competitive. All projects must advance the mission of the South Dakota Humanities Council and promote the humanities in American public life.

Before applying, review the 2021 grant guidelines and deadlines. With questions, email or call the SDHC office at (605) 688-6113.

Visit our website at for more information about our grant opportunities. The website also provides grant guidelines and application instructions.  Keep in mind that in order to apply, the sponsoring organization must not have any currently open grant with the South Dakota Humanities Council. The next major grant deadline is February 28, 2021, for programs that take place after May 1.